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ASTM Workshop looks at regulatory trends in plumbing products.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 18, 2013 - Taking place in Indianapolis, IN on April 17, Workshop on Legislative and Regulatory Trends in Plumbing Products will provide attendees with overview of current regulatory and legislative trends in plumbing products industry. Workshop is sponsored by ASTM International Committee B05 on Copper and Copper Alloys and will feature presentation by Paul Patton, senior product development manager, research and development, Delta Faucet Co. Online registration is open but closes April 10.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM International Announces Workshop on Legislative and Regulatory Trends in Plumbing Products

Press release date: Feb 11, 2013

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—A Workshop on Legislative and Regulatory Trends in Plumbing Products will be held April 17 the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Ind. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee B05 on Copper and Copper Alloys, the workshop will be held in conjunction with the committee’s standards development meetings.

The objective of the workshop is to provide attendees with an overview of current regulatory and legislative trends in the plumbing products industry, and will include a presentation by Mr. Paul Patton, senior product development manager, research and development, Delta Faucet Co., and member of the executive committee of the board of directors of the Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI). No paper will be issued but copies of some of the slides may be made available upon request.

Online registration is now open and closes April 10. There is no fee to attend the workshop. For registration and additional information, visit www.astm.org/B05WrkshpApr2013.

Additional technical information is available from workshop chairman Ted Engle (phone: 315-338-3538; tedengle48@yahoo.com ).

ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

ASTM Staff Contact: Hannah Sparks, Phone: 610-832-9677; hsparks@astm.org